Jan 29, 2013 1:00am EST
"roll call." >> president obama will be in las vegas tomorrow to outline his immigration policy. our live coverage is here on c- span just before 3:00 eastern. ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit, and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> i had little antennas that pointed up and told me when somebody had their own agenda. >> there is a much influence in the office. it would be a shame to waste it. >> i think they serve as a window on the past to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidante. she is in a way the only person in the world he can trust. >> many of the first ladies, they were writers. journalists, they wrote books. >> they are in many cases more interesting as human being than their husbands. if because they are not first and foremost defined and limited by political ambition. >> dolly was both socially adept and politically savvy. >> dolly madiso
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
with. but i am going to call it as i see it. host: senator angus king, justin is on the phone, las vegas. caller: can you support earmarks as a way to get congressmen to talk to each other again? guest: earmarks and pork are in the same category. the idea of these tiny things going into a larger appropriations bill that nobody knows about or sees i do not think is a good idea. i think this process should be opened. there should be a justification for it. it should be part of an open process. the second part of your question, getting congressman to talk to each other is really important. one of the problems here -- i do not know if you're watching earlier, but i mentioned that i work here almost 40 years ago -- is relationships. one of the things that has changed is that the airline service is so much better, everyone goes home for the weekend. most senators' families are back home. the relationships are not built. that is one of the things that makes it hard to get anything done. i am convinced that this fiscal cliff negotiation that occurred over the weekend and was largely based
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm EST
way to do. >> >> mum betterow sanchez is a staff writer for "roll call." thank you. >> thank you very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> president obama will be in las vegas tomorrow to outline his proposed changes to immigration policy. our live coverage this year on c-span just before 3:00 p.m. eastern. >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a pulpit and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> i think i just have little antennas that stand up and tell me when somebody had their own agenda. >> so much influence in that office. just a shame to waste it. >> i think they serve as a window on the past, to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidant. she's really in a way the only one in the world he can trust. >> many of the women who were first ladies were writers. journalists, they wrote books. >> t
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
year in congress and at the white house. >> in a few moments, today's deadline and your calls live on "washington journal." at 10:00 eastern, a senate subcommittee will hear from health care professionals about the primary doctor shortage and president obama will be in las vegas today to outline his proposed immigration policy changes just before 3:00 p.m. eastern. the american enterprise institutetwo new members of cone joining us this morning. in about 45 minutes, he will discuss the role but new members will play in determining the gop agenda. at 8:30 eastern, we will be joined by the democratic representative from maryland, a member of the financial-services committee. committee.